California’s wildflower super bloom attracts swarms of migrating butterflies
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This year’s wildflower super bloom is not only filling California deserts with eye-popping displays of color — it’s also providing a feast for swarms of painted lady butterflies making their way north from Mexico. “This is the biggest outbreak since 2005,” said Art Shapiro, a professor at the University of California, Davis, who’s been studying the migration of butterflies in the state since 1972. Painted ladies tend to thrive when there’s a super bloom, Shapiro said, because there are so [

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